Office of Human Resources

MilledolerdoorsquareThe SAS Dean's Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with University and School of Arts and Sciences employment policies, procedures, union contracts, and accepted practice with respect to faculty and staff matters. To that end, the Office of Human Resources has been established to provide administrative direction, coordination, and implementation of employment programs and procedures at the School, in collaboration with University Human Resources, the Office of Academic Affairs, and University Counsel. The Office of Human Resources, under the direction of Karalyn Gallagher, has responsibility for managing personnel issues for all faculty and staff at SAS from hiring through termination.

OUR MISSION:  The Office of Human Resources partners with academic departments to provide comprehensive support and guidance on matters pertaining to human resources, employment policy, and payroll in convenient and confidential manners.

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SAS Staff Excellence Recognition Awards: Nominations for the SAS Staff Excellence Recognition Program and the COVID-19 Response awards for 2020 will be accepted until November 2nd at 5:00pm. Complete program and award information including the criteria, eligibility, nomination, and selection process information can be found on the SAS Staff Excellence Recognition Program webpages. 


TA/GA Notifications: Teaching Assistants and Graduate Assistants appointed ONLY for the fall semester must be notified on or before October 31, 2020 of their status for the spring 2021 semester. The TA/GA Appointment Portal has been updated to reflect the fall only appointments in the Notification List. All appointments in the Notification List must be completed no later than October 31, 2020. Be sure to preview the letter before you finalize and send it out. If there are names you don't see on the Notification List that are current TA/GA's or issues with the department signature, please notify Tamara Pakela ( for Humanities and SBS or Kisha Phillips ( for MPS and Life Sciences as soon as possible.

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